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Jomon Cedar and Shiratani Unsuikyo Two Day Trekking Tour and Budget Transport


Perfect for groups of friends!

Enjoy two days of hiking to Yakushima's most popular areas, including the ancient Jomon Cedar, and the lovely features of Shiratani Unsuikyo.

  • 縄文杉トレッキング10
  • 縄文杉トレッキング06
  • AND縄文杉
  • AND縄文杉
  • 縄文杉トレッキング01
  • 縄文杉トレッキング16
  • 縄文杉トレッキング12
Enjoy special round-trip transport to and from your accommodations to the start point, without any transfers and at a special low price of 1,740 JPY. (Standard taxi is about 9,000 JPY)

Trek, take pictures, and enjoy the forest over two days of relaxed hiking. With an attentive guide setting a pace suited for you and your group, this is a special chance to hike the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Yakushima and see the thousands of years old Jomon Cedar tree.
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Schedule & Location
  • Schedule
  • Pick-up
    Time & Location
  • Drop-off
    Time & Location

  • DAY1  
  • 04:00-05:00 Pick-up from your accommodations
  • Jomon Cedar Trek
    縄文杉トレッキング06 Course:
    Arakawa -> Kosugidani -> Sandaisugi (three generation cedar) -> Okabuhodo trail entrance -> the Wilson's stump -> Daiousugi (a great king cedar) -> ancient Jomon cedar. The same route will be taken on the return.

    Hiking time: 6~8 hours, depending on pace.
  • DAY2  
  • Shiratani Unsuikyo Trek
    縄文杉トレッキング01 Course:
    Shiratani entrance - Ikoino Ooiwa - Satsuki suspension bridge - Shiratani hut - Kugurisugi, cedar with underpass - Seven cedars - Kokemusu Mori moss forest - Tsuji Pass - Taikoiwa (drum rock). The same route is used for the return.
  • Drop-off at your accommodations
    • Children 10 years old and above can participate in this activity.
    • Guests staying in the Miyanoura and Onoaida area can use our pick up service. If you are staying in a different area, please contact us to check availability.
Required Items to Bring & Attire
    • Necessary Items:
      Rucksack, Sack cover, Trekking shoes, Stock, Light crampons, Snow spikes (only for winter), Head lamp and a spare battery (for use at night and early morning), Rainwear (top & bottom), Drink, Water bottle (empty plastic bottle), Food (For staying over night in the mountain, please bring some food.)
    • Thermal wear (from middle of October), Changes of clothes, Hat, Mobile toilet (for 1-2 times), Toilet paper (pull out the core to make it compact), Tissue & wet tissue (water-soluble type), Copy of the health insurance card, Domestic travel insurance paper (Please carry the one you had engaged in advance on that day.) Map & Compass, Watch
    • Recommended items:
      Sandals, Ear plugs, Spats/Gaiters, Folding umbrella, Shirt (sweat absorbing fast-dry material), Long pants (elastic, sweat absorbing fast-dry material), Socks (fast-dry material), Support tights, Gloves, Plastic bags, Garbage bag, Waterproof bag (to protect camera), 2-3 towels, Household medicine, Emergency articles, Sunscreen, Sunglasses, Cup, Toiletries, Camera.
Additional Note(s)
    • You may go on the tour with guests from other groups.
    • We will let you know the exact meet-up time and tour details once you arrive on Yakushima.
    • Please note that there will be no refunds if the tour content is altered due to weather or traffic conditions.
    • Depending on clothing, physical conditions or if you disturb other guests, the guide may decide to not allow you to join the tour on the day. In this case there will be no refunds.
    • When you participate in a tour, you will automatically be covered by our insurance.

      Maximum coverage:
      Death, Physical impediment: 10,000,000 JPY
      Hospitalization insurance per day: 5,000 JPY
      Going to hospital per day: 3,000 JPY
    • To participate in the Shiratani Unsuikyo trekking, a 300 JPY climbing fee for the mountain association is charged. Please make the payment at the entrance to the climb.
    • A staff member will meet you at the airport, and give a lecture. Please also pay 2,380 JPY per person for the round-trip special transportation service at that time.
Booking Requirements (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)
    • You can book a maximum of 7.
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Payment/Cancellation policy
Payment type
Credit card payment
Cancellation Policy
  • Any cancellations made between 19:30 local time, 4 business days to 19:30 local time, 3 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 50% of the total amount.
  • Any cancellations made between 19:30 local time, 3 business days to 19:30 local time, 1 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 80% of the total amount.
  • Any cancellations made after 19:30 local time, 1 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.


Language Japanese
Pick-up Available
Availability Daily
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